A federal judge in Washington D.C. is to hear arguments from an environmental group challenging the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s recent decision to end federal protection for wolves in Wyoming. Judge Amy Berman Jackson has set a hearing today on a complaint by … Continue Reading
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has named a new North Jackson Game Warden replacing Bill Long who retired from that position after 37 years. Game and Fish officials say Jon Stephens comes to Jackson after serving as Game Warden in Torrington for the past seven years. Stephens graduated from the University of Wyoming with a degree in Wildlife & Fisheries Biology and Management in 2003.
Just at the time the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee has decided to recommend the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone area be removed from protection under the Endangered Species Act, the ESA marks its 40th anniversary this month. A new report from the Endangered Species Coalition points to … Continue Reading
A Colorado packing company is expanding its recall to include an undetermined amount of various meat and poultry products that were produced under insanitary conditions. The products being recalled are in addition to the approximately 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were recalled … Continue Reading
Yellowstone National Park’s 2013 “Natural Resource Vital Signs” report and annual wolf and bird project reports are now complete and will assist park managers and scientists more fully understand the status of important indicators of resource condition. Park Spokesperson Amy Bartlett says … Continue Reading
The Jackson Hole High School Speech and Debate Team continued its regular season with a first place finish at the Green River Invitational December 13 and 14, with seventeen schools in attendance. Jackson captured the 3A crown with … Continue Reading
Ongoing problems with the heating system at the Bridger-Teton National Forest Supervisor’s office in Jackson have led to its continued closure. Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says a forest employee working to make repairs Sunday afternoon was hospitalized after being overcome by fumes. However, fire officials who responded … Continue Reading
Sunday marks the beginning of the busy winter airline schedule at Jackson Hole Airport, with 11 non-stop flights to and from Jackson Hole over the next few months. Airport manager Ray Bishop says due to the popularity of the Jackson Hole area, the airport is expected to be extremely busy and the lobby to fill up fast. Since most of the flights will be arriving mid-day, Bishop says … Continue Reading
The winter season gets under way in Yellowstone National Park Sunday, beginning at 7:00 am when visitors will first be able to travel to the park’s interior roads this season on commercially-guided snowmobiles or snowcoaches. Spokesman Al Nash says … Continue Reading
The Bureau of Reclamation is praising the quick action of national park and county emergency responders for preventing a diesel spill from causing serious environmental damage. Spokesman John Redding says … Continue Reading
Cold Front Brings Rain & Snow Through Saturday Morning - March 7, 2014 A cold front will push through central and southern Wyoming today, bringing periods of rain and snow into tonight. Unsettled weather will be the feature today, with strong winds at times. Temperatures will rise into the 30′s and low 40′s statewide. Many roads could become slick and icy tonight, as temperatures drop into the 20′s. […]
Teaching a kid to ski can be deadly to adults - March 7, 2014 I feel it’s my duty as a father to introduce my kids to as many outdoor activities as I can. The more I expose ‘em to, the better the chances they’ll enjoy the outdoors when they get older. If they don’t kill me on our adventures, that is. Listen to today’s show to find out […]
Lummis Backs Bill Against EPA Standards - March 6, 2014 U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis voted for, and the House passed with a bi-partisan majority of 229-183, H.R. 3826: the Electricity Security and Affordability Act. This bill repeals the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to mandate unattainable technological standards at any new coal-fired power plants. Since these regulations impose impossible standards, they effectively ban the construction […]
Legislators Look To Canada For Ideas For Energy Mega-Campus - March 6, 2014 Nine Wyoming lawmakers traveled to Alberta, Canada last weekend to get a first hand look at a major energy complex that has spurred billions of dollars in economic investment and created thousands of high-paying jobs. During the Budget Session, legislators designated funding to study the energy mega-campus and the potential benefits a similar model could […]
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